When I need to think about anything, where are my thoughts, where are coming from and what affects their quality?

I want to talk of this because it is a subject touched by Stefano Todesci, Theatre Director and Public Speaking Coach, during a conversation and by my daughter.

I have…

In the ’90s a young girl, that we’ll call Alice was sitting on a bar in Athens, Greece drawing her ideas on a notebook while talking her thoughts out loud, the waitress was serving a hot fragrant coffee. Their sight crossed for a second.

Another customer moved by curiosity approached…

How many time we have read, better to look for a good boss rater than a good company?

I did stop thinking on the feasibility of the above and reached a few conclusions I want to share with you.

The first consideration, if this is real, it applies only for…

Once upon a time, there was long term employment.

Today average retention for a company is 80/90% it means every year 10/20% of the employees leave or are let to go.

Millennial do not expect to stay more than 3 years in the same organization.

Cost of replacing a skilled…

So much has been written, so many courses to teach people how to apply this concept in real life.

Just a few days ago I was having a conversation on the subject and how things changes. Then I start a more introspective trip relating to my life.

I was ready…

I lost the count of the interviews I have been called to assist in my career. After a while you realize how stereotyped they are in most of the cases. People try to tell you in less than half of an hour how good they are at something.

You want…

When someone approach me telling “I show you how to do it”, I usually thrill.

If something I learnt ageing, is that nothing is more detrimental than follow a procedure. I can feel many jumping on the tables already. Don’t get me wrong. …

This is a story about a guy who believed in perfectibility.

Grown up in the most challenging environment brainwashed that only the best can win and if you are not the best one you are no one. I did believe that.

Any tasks I have entertained, every activity, ludic or…

Resilient is possibly the definition that best suits me. But this is not about me, it’s about the overwhelming feeling the people around me transpire. It is like walking at the bottom of a huge mountain knowing an avalanche is ready to fall. I have recently left Facebook, best decision…

How good are you and how good is the company you work for?

Most people want to perform above average and to be an essential part of an organisation. The truth can be bitter and disappointing. These are few tips to start questioning yourself and your organisation:

1 Are people…

Massimo Brebbia

I believe in H.O.P.E. Helping Others Pursuing Excellence

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